Wednesday 15 November 2017, 6.15PM
Speaker: Professor Isobel Armstrong, Birkbeck, University of London
Poe thought that the entire meaning of a short story was captured in its first sentence: is this the same for novels? Isobel Armstrong examines the first sentences of six nineteenth-century novels, from Scott to Eliot, to see what challenges they throw out.
Location: Bowland auditorium, Berrick Saul building
Admission: is free of charge and open to all. No booking required.